• Eleven Arrested in Summer Recycling Fraud Stings

    The California Department of Justice has released the findings from two recycling fraud investigations resulting in 11 arrests in the summer of 2016. Each case involved the collection, illegal transport, and fraudulent redemption of out-of-state used beverage containers through the California Redemption Value program. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Oct 13, 2016)
  • Raids on Storage Yards Uncover Recycling Fraud Rings

    SACRAMENTO – Two men from the Los Angeles area will spend time behind bars and pay $1.25 million in restitution to the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) for operating multi-state recycling fraud rings from two public storage facilities in South Gate. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on May 26, 2016)
  • Recycling Fraud Arrest: Same Trucking Company, New Driver

    SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) is announcing the arrest of a Los Angeles truck driver on charges of attempted grand theft and felony recycling fraud. The arrest marks the second time in three months that a driver operating a New Evolution Trucking vehicle has been caught illegally transporting used beverage containers into California from Nevada in an attempt to defraud the California Redemption Value Fund. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Apr 7, 2016)